'''Sir Arthur George Doughty''', (22 March 1860 – 1 December 1936) was a Canadian civil servant and Dominion Archivist
and Keeper of the Public Records.
Born in Maidenhead
, the son of William Doughty, Doughty was educated at the public schools in Maidenhead, at Lord Eldon School in London, and at New Inn Hall, Oxon. He emigrated to Canada in 1886 settling in Montreal
. He was appointed to a position in the revenue department of the government of Quebec and in 1897 became private secretary to the Minister of Public Works. In 1900, he was named joint librarian of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec
and in May 1904 was appointed Dominion Archivist and Keeper of the Records. He served in this post until 1935.
[The correct date of his appointment as Dominion Archivist is given in Report on Canadian Archives for 1904. (Canada, Sessional Paper No. 18, A. 1905)]
In 1900, he was elected a...